Derived forms of sycophanticsycophantically, adverb
Words nearby sycophantic
How to use sycophantic in a sentence
All the while they racked up favorable coverage in the mainstream press, and even more sycophantic mentions in the gay press.The Rise and Fall of Chris Hughes and Sean Eldridge, America’s Worst Gay Power Couple|James Kirchick|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was clearly meant to be a sycophantic gesture, but the jape backfired like a blocked Victorian shotgun.Royal Cover-Up as Prince of Wales Shoots Owl (In 1896)|Tom Sykes|February 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He could be petty and mean-spirited to subordinates, ingratiating and sycophantic to bosses and celebrities.The Only Sportscaster That Mattered: New Biography of Howard Cosell|Robert Lipsyte|November 20, 2011|DAILY BEAST
The companies' management teams, meanwhile, were becoming inbred and sycophantic.
A comic imitation of a sycophantic head waiter took him over.
A faint sycophantic smile lightened the amazed features of Joseph.The Regent|E. Arnold Bennett
"I hope he is making a handsome man of me," said Turner, in a sycophantic way.
She's amazing, considering the sickly, sycophantic atmosphere she's been brought up in.The Fashionable Adventures of Joshua Craig|David Graham Phillips
They stand not aloof with the gaping vacuity of vulgar ignorance, nor bend with the cringe of sycophantic insignificance.The Writings of Thomas Paine, Volume II|Thomas Paine
Tesla was replying, not so fawningly, the bay beneath his soft words mastering his sycophantic tones.Erik Dorn|Ben Hecht